Colo. grandmother sues over flash-bang grenade raid

Sheriff's spokeswoman: SWAT force acted on info gathered during investigation


By Lance Benzel
The Colorado Springs Gazette

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A Colorado Springs grandmother who suffered a heart attack when drug agents stormed into her home in 2009 has filed suit claiming the officers' tactics were "extreme, unreasonable and outrageous."

Rose Ann Santistevan, 71, is suing for medical expenses and noneconomic losses such as pain and suffering.

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